ADVISORY, May 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
MELA Sciences, Inc. [MELA], a medical device company focused on the commercialization of its flagship product, MelaFind®, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. MelaFind® is the first and only FDA-approved diagnostic tool that is 100% objective and uses multi-spectral light technology to capture and analyze data about irregular moles.
In honor of the occasion, Joseph V. Gulfo, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Claudia Beqaj, Director of Commercialization, Dr. Gary Goldenberg, & Dr. Mark Nestor will ring the Opening Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Monday, May 6, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
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About MELA Sciences, Inc. [MELA]:
MELA Sciences, Inc. is a medical device company focused on the commercialization of its flagship product, MelaFind®, and its further design and development. MelaFind is a non-invasive tool to provide additional information to dermatologists during melanoma skin examinations. The device uses light from visible to near-infrared wavelengths to evaluate skin lesions up to 2.5 mm beneath the skin. The device provides information on a lesion's level of morphologic disorganization to provide additional objective information that may be used by dermatologists in the biopsy decision-making process. MelaFind has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for use in the US. In addition, MelaFind has received CE Mark approval and is approved for use in the European Union.
For more information on MELA Sciences, Inc., visit www.melasciences.com.
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